INDIA & PAKISTAN

At least 8 killed, 44 injured as passenger vehicle overturns in Pakistan

At least 8 killed, 44 injured as passenger vehicle overturns in Pakistan

Islamabad: At least eight people were killed and 44 others injured when a passenger coach overturned in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province on Friday morning, local Urdu TV channels reported. According to the reports, the passenger bus overturned due to over-speeding in the Morjhar area of Badin, a district in Sindh province. The ill-fated coach was heading […]

Grenade attack on Police Station DH Pora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Grenade attack on Police Station DH Pora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Kulgam: Suspected militants lobbed grenade towards Police station at Damhal Hanjipora area in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday afternoon Reports said that suspected militants lobbed grenade on police station Dh pora.   The grenade exploded with a bang however no one was injured in the incident  A senior police officer also confirmed the incident and […]

Pak says India should accept no surgical strike happened in 2016, take back claim of shooting down F-16

Pak says India should accept no surgical strike happened in 2016, take back claim of shooting down F-16

Srinagar:Pakistan Army Thursday took a jibe at India after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj acknowledged that no civilian or soldier was killed in the Balakot attack, saying New Delhi should also take back its claim about the shooting down of a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet and the 2016 surgical strike. The statement by army spokesman […]

Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar steps down

Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar steps down

Srinagar: Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday announced that he has obtained the prime minister’s consent “to not take any cabinet position” days after reports of a reshuffle in the cabinet were rubbished by the government’s spokesperson. “As part of a cabinet reshuffle, [the] prime minister desired that I take the energy minister portfolio instead […]

14 passengers offloaded from bus, shot dead in Balochistan

14 passengers offloaded from bus, shot dead in Balochistan

Srinagar: At least 14 passengers were offloaded from a bus on the Makran Coastal Highway in Balochistan’s Ormara area and shot dead by unidentified assailants early on Thursday. According to Balochistan Inspector General of Police Mohsin Hassan Butt, around 15-20 unidentified armed assailants in camouflage uniform reportedly stopped five or six buses travelling between Karachi […]

Time Magazine names Imran Khan, Jacinda Ardern among ‘100 Most Influential People’ of 2019

Time Magazine names Imran Khan, Jacinda Ardern among ‘100 Most Influential People’ of 2019

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been named among the ‘100 Most Influential People’ of 2019 by Time magazine. The list, unveiled on Wednesday, has chosen the “influential people” under four categories: leaders, pioneers, artists, icons and titans. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who received global acclaim for her handling of the aftermath of […]

15 killed in unseasonal rain, lightning in Madhya Pradesh

15 killed in unseasonal rain, lightning in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: Unseasonal rain accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning hit various parts of Madhya Pradesh, leaving 15 people dead and injuring some others, officials said on Wednesday. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath expressed grief over the deaths and took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his tweet on unseasonal rains, charging he was concerned only […]

Imran Khan’s endorsement of Modi for 2nd term could be ‘ploy by congress to oust him’: Defence Minister

Imran Khan’s endorsement of Modi for 2nd term could be ‘ploy by congress to oust him’: Defence Minister

Srinagar: Defence Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday alleged that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement ‘endorsing’ Narendra Modi for a second term could be a ‘ploy by the Congress to oust him.’ Speaking to news gathering agency ANI, Sitharaman said: “I wouldn’t know why such statements are being made. Every time such statements are […]

Modi exploits sacrifices of forces for political gain : Rahul Gandhi

Modi exploits sacrifices of forces for political gain : Rahul Gandhi

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was exploiting the sacrifices of forces for political gain. Addressing a massive gathering of Congress workers at the Central Stadium here, Gandhi alleged that Modi was exploiting the valour of forces and their sacrifices for votes. The PM should not take the credit […]

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